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Benedict Cumberbatch Imitated An Otter And Then Punched A Teddy Bear

Yes, you read that right.

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In this week's Graham Norton Show, Benedict Cumberbatch was asked to mimic many otter facial expressions, with the help of Johnny Depp.

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Why? Well for years there have been images circulating the internet noting how similar Benedict and otters look if you put them side by side.

Welcome to the internet.But as there are only so many Benedict-otter images out there, Cumberbatch was asked if he could pose with some more otter images.
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Welcome to the internet.

But as there are only so many Benedict-otter images out there, Cumberbatch was asked if he could pose with some more otter images.

Starting with this angry otter.

BBC / Graham Norton Show / Via youtube.com

Then this eager otter.

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Then whatever this otter is doing.

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Followed by these wonderful otters.

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And then this otter and his teddy friend.

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Let's take another look at this photo.

Graham Norton Show / BBC / Via youtube.com

We must all strive to be this happy.

Never give up.
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Never give up.

Benedict then attacked the bear.

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And punched it in the face. A lot.

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And this is why you should never ask Benedict to mimic an otter.